Public Policy

04 Feb 2020

Settlement Houses Rock! Will Government Learn From Its Approach?

Tuesday, February 4, 2020 -
9:00am to 11:00am
For well over 100 years, settlement houses, rooted in the Progressive Movement in the late 19 th century, sought to utilize a neighborhood-based, positive approach to address social problems. In the beginning, these organizations relied on...
10 Jan 2020

Thriving in the Digital Age: Are You Ready to Be a Funder in 2030?

Friday, January 10, 2020 -
9:00am to 12:00pm
Around the world, the space for civil society to organize, agitate and advocate for rights and justice is shrinking. Governments and private companies are surveilling activists, collecting data about their activities, and developing tech policy...
10 Dec 2019

"All Immigration Is Local": Philanthropy's Role in State and Local Advocacy - A Webinar Hosted by GCIR

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 -
1:00pm to 2:15pm
While national headlines are dominated by federal immigration policy —family separation, the border wall, the Muslim ban, public charge—many of the day-to-day realities of immigrants across the country are informed by state and local policies.
03 Dec 2019

Moving Justice Forward: Perspectives from Manhattan DA Cyrus R. Vance, Jr.

Tuesday, December 3, 2019 -
8:30am to 10:00am
What is the role of a 21 st century prosecutor? Join us for a conversation with Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance, Jr. about his office’s Criminal Justice Investment Initiative (CJII) -- $250 million investment in transformative projects that...
07 Nov 2019

Redistricting in 2021: Will the Fair Map Movement Catch On?

Thursday, November 7, 2019 -
11:30am to 2:00pm
In 2014, New York voters approved a constitutional amendment establishing a bipartisan commission for both U.S. congressional and NY State legislative redistricting. New York’s new redistricting process is untested , and there are major questions...
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24 Oct 2019

Beyond Bail: Justice Reform 2.0 - A Food for Thought Conversation

Thursday, October 24, 2019 -
12:30pm to 2:00pm
After decades of advocacy work, criminal justice reformers have seen their efforts materialize into concrete legislative reforms. Most recently, New York, New Jersey, Washington DC and California have enacted reforms that address several issues...
15 Mar 2019

Funders Briefing Call on NYS Criminal Justice Reform

Friday, March 15, 2019 -
11:00am to 12:30pm
With the new leadership in the state government in 2019, advocates across New York have called on state leaders to push through long-stalled criminal justice reforms. A wide variety of proposals are on the table — ranging from bail reform, parole...
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04 Mar 2019

The Interplay of Money in Politics, Democracy Reform, and Movement Building - A First Monday Discussion Webinar Hosted by FCCP

Monday, March 4, 2019 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm
Following the 2018 midterm elections, pro democracy organizing established gains that demonstrated how citizen driven initiatives can realign power and mitigate the influence of corporate and special interest money in areas spanning from local...
03 Dec 2018

Second Annual PNY Policy Forum: In Conversation with Katrina vanden Heuvel

Monday, December 3, 2018 -
5:00pm to 6:30pm
The Second Annual PNY Policy Forum will be an opportunity for Philanthropy New York members to hear from Katrina vanden Heuvel, Editor and Publisher of The Nation and Board Member at Research to Prevent Blindness Foundation. Philanthropy New York...

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